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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR733 is a variable dwarf star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR733 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR733 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR733:

HR733 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 10°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR733

HR733 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR733 are provided in the following table:

02h 30m 13s
-25° 11’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR733 in the sky:

Finder chart HR733 star
Simplified finder chart for HR733.

Visibility of HR733 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR733 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.2°
Max altitude: 13.3°
Azimuth: 244.8°
HR733 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR733

The image below is a photograph of HR733 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR733 is 0.09 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR733 star
DSS2 image of HR733. The red arrow shows the motion of HR733 during the next 10000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR733 from the Sun and relative movement

HR733 is distant 347.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

106.50 pc
347.18 ly
25 km/s
0.09 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR733

HR733 belongs to spectral class A9


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR733 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR733. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR733